4.5
Very Good 7995 Reviews
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Amenities

  •  Babysitting
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Golf Course
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Overview

Location

When you stay at Iberostar Praia do Forte All Inclusive in Mata de Sao Joao, you’ll be by the sea and close to Klaus Peters Municipal Natural Park and Praia do Forte Beach. This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Project Tamar Turtle Sanctuary and Garcia D’Avila Lighthouse.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 536 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You can get some exercise with a round of golf or enjoy a lazy day at the private beach. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).

Food & Drink

This resort is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Satisfy your appetite at one of the resort’s 5 restaurants. Thirsty? Quench your thirst at one of the 5 bars/lounges or 2 poolside bars. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include wired Internet access (surcharge), complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this resort consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Iberostar Praia do Forte All Inclusive
Rodovia BA 099, Km 56
Mata de Sao Joao, 48.280-000 Brazil

Reviews

4.5 Very Good 7995 Reviews
best feature the staff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 6 nights. The room was big and lovely. There were activities all day and the ground well kept. I gave it 4 stars because being a 5 star hotel felt the food wasnt that great. The buffet restaurant always had the same food. Depending the days you stay you have a selection of reserve only restaurants. Dont waste your time with the bahiano one. Not worth it almost the same of what you have in the buffet. Best ones italian and french. But the best feature is the staff..always a smile and willing to help. We went early to the disco because it has ac and my husband wanted to watch a football match they were nice enough to change the channel! The dancers take time to speak to you before the shows. Very nice touch.

Magnificente installations. Renal excepcional time for families with children
Reviewed 2 months ago

Suberp room. Nice ocean views. Full of scheduled activities for guests of all ages.
Poor food, in spite of 5 thematic restaurants.
Good cost/benefice ratio.
Very kind staff, gentle and attentive.
Nice places to explore around the hotel..

Top
Reviewed 3 months ago

Splendid
By far The best beach resort in South American .
Everything from food, beverages, cleaness ,room to staff team deserves the top grade.
Not even a small complaint.
Congrats for everything
See you soon

Outstanding all inclusive resort
Reviewed 3 months ago

This was my first stay in a resort of the Iberostar chain and I was not disappointed. Although I am not a fan of the all-inclusive concept, I think the resort does a great job in making matters personal. Let me start with the kindness of the employees - I was always greeted with a smile by pretty much everyone on location. Our 2 maids were outstanding - our night maid left different towel sculptures for our girls every night on their beds! For dinner, we tried to stay away from the big buffet and tried all the à la carte restaurants and were not disappointed - we specially recommend do Lago, Novecento and the Japanese restaurant at Iberostar Bahia (Benihana-style). During the day, while most guests surrounded the pools and the free drinks, the beach was relatively empty, clean and the sea water was amazingly warm. Two areas where the hotel needs to improve (and the reasons for the 4 stars): (i) room service - there is no need to offer it in an all inclusive hotel but, if you do, you cannot take 1 hour and a half to deliver the order to the room as they did on our first day; (ii) medical service - there is a small medical facility, run by a third party, at the Iberostar Bahia that I would avoid at all costs. The doctor there was rude, she misdiagnosed my wife (and her prescription made her ear pain worse) and they charged us R$200 for doing basically nothing - I called the Quality Manager and they were prompt to take the charge off but my wife’s symptoms got worse during her stay and that affected our overall experience. Aside from these two matters, the resort scores high marks anywhere else.

Wonderful experience and customer service
Reviewed 3 months ago

The Iberostar staff was incredibly helpful and accommodated our specific dietary needs. A special shout-out to Marina (Guest Services) who crafted daily menus for us, and Alex (Pelo chef) who made special corn cakes and tapioca breakfasts.

Beautiful beaches, pools, shops, and people! We especially loved the Banda Eva truck expereince, baby turtle conservation efforts, and Iemanja parade.

We had an overall wonderful time!